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Friday, August 29th, 2008

NEKO CASE ANNOUNCES SUMMER DATES AND FALL TOUR

"Mesmerizing" (NME) Chanteuse Begins Tour with Special Hometown Benefit Acclaimed singer/songwriter Neko Case will take a break from recording in late August to embark on a North American tour that will find her performing at such high-profile festivals as Bumbershoot in Seattle and Austin City Limits. The appearance probably closest …

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Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

JOLIE HOLLAND TAKES THE LIVING AND THE DEAD ON TOUR IN US

Incomparable Performer's New Record the Living and the Dead Out 7 Oct Acclaimed singer/songwriter Jolie Holland has announced a North American tour beginning October 12th in San Diego CA. Jolie will be traveling from one side of the country to the other in support of her October 7th release, the …

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Monday, August 25th, 2008

BILLY BRAGG TOURS US EAST COAST

Spinner "Interface" Podcast Launches This Week Legendary folk/punk figure Billy Bragg is set to tour the US in the lead-up to this years election, making a dozen or so stops along the Eastern Seaboard beginning in mid-October. This week, Spinner launched a new Interface podcast, featuring an in-studio performance from …

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Thursday, August 28th, 2008

TOM WAITS' "GLITTER AND DOOM" TOUR A TRIUMPH IN EUROPE AND US

TOM WAITS finished his electrifying "Glitter and Doom" tour several weeks ago with three sold-out nights in Dublin. Other stops in Europe included Edinburgh, Paris, Prague, Milan, Barcelona and San Sebastian. The European tour was as celebrated as the shows in the US, with unanimous acclaim worldwide: UK: The Guardian/Alexis …

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Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

OUT TODAY: Xavier Rudd's Dark Shades of Blue

Beloved Australian musician/activist Xavier Rudd's Dark Shades of Blue is in stores today. Trevor Pour over at Jambase had a listen, and wrote "occasionally I encounter a work that so eloquently describes the human condition that my futile attempts to capture its essence in a review seem almost absurd. This …

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